Stories Of Ice: Adventure, Commerce And Creativity On Canada's Glaciers

October 27, 2020|
Stories Of Ice: Adventure, Commerce And Creativity On Canada's Glaciers by Lynn Martel
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With the state of global ice constantly in the news, one mountain journalist examines Canadian glaciers to uncover their secrets and their future.

From a mother/daughter duo who spent five months skiing across icefields from Vancouver to Alaska, to scientists discovering biofilms deep inside glacier caverns, to protesters camping for weeks to protect their beloved local glacier, western Canada?s glaciers are dynamic, enigmatic, exquisitely beautiful, sometimes dangerous environments where people play, work, run businesses, explore, and create art every single day.

Author Lynn Martel is one of them. With gorgeous images by some of the country?s best outdoor photographers, Stories of Ice shares the excitement, the mystery, and the wonder of Canada?s glaciers and poses questions about their future.

Lynn Martel grew up in Montreal and studied creative writing at Concordia University. Since the 1980s she has lived in the Canadian Rockies, where she writes about mountain adventure, culture, science, history, and personalities. Her work has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, including the Rocky Mountain Outlook, Explore, ...
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Title:Stories Of Ice: Adventure, Commerce And Creativity On Canada's Glaciers
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.5 X 6.62 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.5 X 6.62 X 0.5 in
Published:October 27, 2020
Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771603898

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